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FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes as part of nicotine crackdown

FDA bans approval of new e-cigarette as part of crackdown on teenage vaping and nicotine addiction.

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes as part of nicotine crackdown

Canada to print warnings on individual cigarettes

A new bill moving into the Canadian Parliament will call for every single cigarette to be printed with a warning against smoking.

Canada to print warnings on individual cigarettes

In four years: Number of smokers ages 15-17 doubles

New study shows 33% of youth have experimented with electronic cigarettes, 43% faced no obstacles despite ban against selling to minors.

In four years: Number of smokers ages 15-17 doubles

New Zealand to ban young people from buying cigarettes

Government of New Zealand planning one of the world's toughest crackdowns on the tobacco industry.

New Zealand to ban young people from buying cigarettes

Finance Minister Liberman signs order taxing electronic cigarettes

Price of electronic cigarettes, refill fluid, to rise as limits placed on personal imports.

Finance Minister signs order taxing electronic cigarettes

Research: Smoking products are often sold near schools

Schools in middle-class neighborhoods have highest number of nearby sales points for smoking products, research shows.

Research: Smoking products are often sold near schools

Rabbi Yigal Cohen quits smoking - for $100,000

'I've smoked for 32 years - if I can quit, anyone can quit,' Rabbi Yigal Cohen says.

Rabbi quits smoking - for $100,000

Near the toys and candy: How Big Tobacco covertly targets kids

Audit by Hebrew University reveals tactics used by cigarette companies to circumvent ban on advertising to minors.

Near the toys and candy: How Big Tobacco covertly targets kids

Barzilai: Condition of teenage stabbing victim improves

Suspect, 13, says stabbing was over a package of cigarettes.

Condition of teenage stabbing victim improves

Vapers may be five times more likely to contract coronavirus, study shows

Use of e-cigarettes may significantly increase risk of contracting coronavirus, new study shows.

Vape or smoke? You might be raising your risk of COVID-19

Knesset committee approves: Tax on rolling tobacco will be the same as for cigarettes

Finance Committee approves order equating tax on rolling tobacco with that of cigarettes, in a move that may reduce number of young smokers.

Tax on rolling tobacco will be the same as for cigarettes

Fire in Rehovot hostel may have been caused by burning cigarette

Firefighters' investigation reveals: Fire which killed hostel resident may have been caused by cigarette.

Hostel fire may have been caused by burning cigarette

Study: Electronic cigarettes raise risk of lung disease by 30%

E-cigarettes can cause serious lung damage in just a few years, new study shows.

Study: Electronic cigarettes raise risk of lung disease by 30%

Attempt to smuggle electronic cigarettes foiled

Eilat customs authorities thwart attempt to smuggle thousands of e-cigarettes into Israel.

Attempt to smuggle electronic cigarettes foiled

Customs officers foil attempt to smuggle 750 e-cigarettes

'No knowledge' of electronic cigarettes hidden in vehicle, suspect claims.

Customs officers foil attempt to smuggle 750 e-cigarettes

China moves to ban online sale of e-cigarettes

China issues temporary ban on sale of electronic cigarettes over the internet, days after lawsuit claims Juul sold contaminated pods.

China moves to ban online sale of e-cigarettesplayer

Health Ministry to ban sale of electronic cigarettes?

Health Ministry Director-General examines option to ban or limit sale of e-cigarettes - without passing a new law.

Health Ministry to ban sale of electronic cigarettes?

Israel to ban flavored e-cigarettes?

Dep. Health Minister promises: 'I'll work to ban flavored cigarettes - after the elections.' Drs: 'No reason to insist on harming youth.'

Israel to ban flavored e-cigarettes?

CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes

CDC, FDA, investigating 'multistate outbreak' of severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping, urge avoiding the products.

CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes

Why does Milwaukee warn to stop using e-cigarettes?

Doctor on vaping lung illnesses: 'We clearly are seeing something new.'

Why does Milwaukee warn to stop using e-cigarettes?

The cigarettes that made Aliyah

New immigrant caught with 19 suitcases filled to the brim with only cigarettes, attempting to avoid customs tax.

The cigarettes that made Aliyah

WHO: Ban smoking e-cigarettes indoors

In report on global tobacco epidemic, World Health Organization notes progress, urges governments to ban marketing of e-cigarettes.

WHO: Ban smoking e-cigarettes indoors

E-cigarettes may damage the brain's stem cells, research shows

New research shows high levels of nicotine prevalent in e-cigarettes may be doing irreversible damage to human brains.

E-cigarettes may damage the brain's stem cells, research shows

Sophie and baby Itai identified as Route 7 crash victims

Toddler injured in crash released from hospital as her father continues fighting for his life.

Sophie and baby Itai identified as Route 7 crash victimsplayer

Sweden bans smoking in public places

Swedish ban requires premises owners to enforce law or face penalties, as government aims for a smoke-free country by 2025.

Sweden bans smoking in public places

Israel bans sweets and chewing gum in form of cigarettes

Israel bans sweets and chewing gum in form of cigarettes, plans heavy fines for violators.

Israel bans sweets and chewing gum in form of cigarettes

Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Every year, 165,000 children worldwide die due to secondhand smoke - and a whopping 20% of all cancer cases are linked to smoking.

Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

Likud MK continues hunger strike to demand Finance Minister raise taxes on rolling tobacco, end 'circle of death' of smoking.

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

Report: 59% of Israeli children are exposed to secondhand smoke

New study shows Israeli children are exposed to more cigarette smoke than their counterparts in England, Germany, and Canada.

Report: 59% of Israeli children are exposed to secondhand smoke

IQOS cigarettes to be taxed as regular cigarettes

Finance Committee approves taxing IQOS electronic cigarette as regular cigarettes - after year-long battle.

IQOS cigarettes to be taxed as regular cigarettes

Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

In preliminary reading, Knesset approves bill to ban tobacco and cigarette advertisements.

Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

Finance Minister refuses to raise tax on rolling tobacco

After Health Minister rejects proposal to raise smoking age, Finance Minister rejects proposal to raise taxes on rolling tobacco.

Finance Minister refuses to raise tax on rolling tobacco

'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

Sale of cigarettes and tobacco at army bases to end.

'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

'Glass cups' turn out to be smuggled cigars

Authorities arrest three suspects for involvement in smuggling illegal cigars into Israel.

'Glass cups' turn out to be smuggled cigars

2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Nitzana customs authorities find 200,000 NIS worth of tobacco hidden in pots imported by the Palestinian Authority.

2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Lapid Raises Cigarette Prices

Hours after introducing budget cuts and tax increases, Finance Minister Yair Lapid signs an order calling to raise the prices of cigarettes.

Lapid Raises Cigarette Prices